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Libraries With Major Genealogical Collections

Libraries With Major Genealogical Collections

African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society
314 Main Street
P.O. Box 314
Decatur, IL 62525
Tel: 217-429-7458
URL: http://www.decaturnet.org/afrigenes.html

Allen County Public Library
900 Webster Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Tel: 219-424-7241
URL: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/

American Genealogical Lending Library
P.O. Box 244
Bountiful, UT 84011
Tel: 801-760-AGLL
Fax: 801-298-5468
URL: http://www.agll.com/

Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
Center for Immigrant Research
18 South 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3794
Tel: 215-925-8090
Email: BALCHLIB@HSLC.ORG
URL: http://www.libertynet.org/~balch/

Civil War Library and Museum
1805 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tel:215-735-8196
URL: http://www.libertynet.org/~cwlm/

Cleveland Public Library
325 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-1271
Tel: 216-623-2800
Fax:216-623-7015
Email: info@library.cpl.org
URL: http://www.cpl.org/

Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Tel: 202-628-1776
Email: dar@chesapeake.net
URL: http://www.chesapeake.net/DAR/

David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road
P.O. Box 748
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Tel: 215-493-6776
Fax: 215-493-9276
Email: dlar@libertynet.org
URL: http://www.libertynet.org/~dlar/dlar.html

Denver Public Library
Genealogy Division
1357 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203-2165
Tel: 303-571-2190
303-571-2171
303-571-2009

Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Tel: 313-833-1480
Fax: 313-832-0877
Email:nvangor@cms.cc.wayne.edu
URL: http://www.detroit.lib.mi.us/
special_collections.html

Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library
Moultrie-Colquitt County Library
P.O. Box 2828
Moultrie, GA 31776-2828
Street Address: 204 5th Street SE, Moultrie, Georgia
Tel: 912-985-6540
Fax: 912-985-0936
URL: http://www.teleport.com/~binder/famtree.shtml

Ellis Island Immigration Museum
American Family Immigration History Center
Liberty Island
New York, NY 1004
Tel:212-363-3200
212-269-5755 (Circle Line Ferry for schedules/rates)
URL: http://www.ellisisland.org/


Family History Library
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
35 North West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Tel: 801-240-2331
Some Unofficial Sites:
URL: http://bobcat.etsu.edu/ftpdir/genealogy/LDSext/ut
08456.txt
http://www.genealogy.org/~uvpafug/fhlslc.html
http://www.aros.net/~drwaff/slcfhl.htm
http://http.tamu.edu:8000/~mbg5500/genealogy/
lds_gen_info.html

Genealogical Center Library (operates by mail)
P.O. Box 71343
Marietta, GA 30007-1343

Grand Army of the Republic War Museum/Ruan House Library
4278 Griscom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124-3954
Tel: 215-289-6484
Email: GARMUSLIB@aol.com
URL: http://suvcw.org/garmus.htm

Historical Trails Library
Route 1, Box 373
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Tel: 601-656-3506

Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota
826 Berry Street
Saint Paul, MN 55114
Tel: 612-627-4208
Fax: 612-627-4190
Email:ihrc@gold.tc.umn.edu
URL: http://www.umn.edu/ihrc/

Leo Baeck Institute
German-Jewish Families
129 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel: 212-744-6400
URL: http://www.users.interport.net/~lbil/

Library of Congress
Local History & Genealogy Division
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Email:lcweb@loc.gov
URL: http://lcweb.loc.gov/

Los Angeles Public Library
History & Genealogy Department
630 West 5th Street, LL4
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tel: 213-228-7400
Fax: 213-228-7409
Email: history@lapl.org
URL: http://www.lapl.org/central/hihp.html

Mid-Continent Public Library
Genealogy and Local History Department
317 West 24 Highway
Independence, MO 64050
Tel: 816-252-0950
Email: ge@mcpl.lib.mo.us
URL: http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/gen.htm

National Genealogical Society/Library
4527 Seventeenth Street, North
Arlington, VA 22207-2363
Tel: 703-525-0050
703-841-9065 (Library)
Fax: 703-525-0052
Email: 76702.2417@compuserve.com
Library Email: ngslibe@wizard.net
URL: http://www.genealogy.org/~ngs/

New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
101 Newberry Street
Boston, MA 02116-3007
Tel: 617-836-5740
888-AT-NEHGS(Membership & Education)
888-BY-NEHGS(Sales)
888-90-NEHGS(lIBRARY cIRCULATION)
Fax:617-536-7307
Email:nehgs@nehgs.org
URL:http://www.nehgs.org/

New York Public Library
U.S. History, Local History, and Genealogy Resources
5th Avenue and 42nd Street, Room 315S
New York, NY 10016
Tel: 212-340-0849
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/lhg/genea.html

Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610-3305
Tel: 312-943-9090 (Main)
312-255-3506 (Reference)
312-255-3512 (Genealogy)
Email: furmans@newberry.org
URL: http://www.newberry.org/

St. Louis Public Library
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Tel: 314-241-2288
Fax: 314-539-0393
TDD:314-539-0364
Email:webmaster@slpl.lib.mo.us
URL: http://www.slpl.lib.mo.us/

Seattle Public Library
Humanities Department
1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-386-4625
206-386-4640
URL: http://www.spl.lib.wa.us/contents.html

Smithsonian Institute
1000 Jefferson Drive
Washington, DC 20560
Tel: 202-357-2700
TTY: 202-357-1729
URL: http://www.si.edu/

Sutro Library
480 Winston Drive
San Francisco, CA 94132
Tel:415-731-4477
URL: http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/gencoll/gencolsu.htm
MELVYL Catalog URL: http://www.dla.ucop.edu/

United States Civil War Center
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Tel: 504-388-3151
Fax:504-388-4876
URL: http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Rauol Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2150
Tel: 202-488-0400
Email: research@ushmm.org
archive@ushmm.org
URL: http://www.ushmm.org/

Western Reserve Historical Society
Case Western Reserve University
History Library
10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
Tel: 216-721-5722
URL: http://www.cwru.edu/CWRU/buildings/cultural/
historical_society_annex.html

Wisconsin, State Historical Society of
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Tel: 608-264-6534
608-264-6535 (Reference)
608-264-6525 (Government Publications Reference)
URL: http://www.shsw.wisc.edu/

Compiled by Bryan L. Mulcahy, & Mark Soucy, Ft. Myers-Lee County Library, May 5, 1999


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